Mari Smith
02/17/2017 at 19:28. Facebook
 LIVE Facebook Fan Page Friday! Share the link or tag of your own business Page as a comment below for a chance to be featured ON screen!
Mari Smith
02/17/2017 at 05:25. Facebook
Woohoo – I'm going to be the special guest expert on Social Media Examiner's Facebook Live show….tap the button to get a reminder in your time zone. ⏰⌚ We go live on Social Media Examiner's page on Friday, February 17th at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET/6 PM UK. We will be discussing the newest Facebook video (television!) announcements this week.
Mari Smith
02/15/2017 at 22:07. Facebook
Facebook Q&A - Ask Me Anything! Be sure to sign up for notifications, too!
Mari Smith
02/15/2017 at 19:59. Facebook
Big video news from Facebook this week... autoplay sound ON. How do you feel about that?! Plus, Facebook Video App for TV and more improvements. Hm.
See: [ Link ]
TA-DA!! I am so excited to announce our two LUCKY WINNERS of the fun contest I recently held on my Facebook Page to celebrate Hootsuite's acquisition of AdEspresso!! ????☕ Huge CONGRATS go to Tammy Uyeda creator of FitSpark fitness app ‍♀ and Kathy Shea Mormino a.k.a. The Chicken Chick!!

I was SO blown away by all the amazing contest entries -- thank you to everyone who participated. I wish...
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Excellent Facebook Ad Success Checklist here by AdEspresso! Includes: magnetic headline, compelling value offer, use of carousel and video format, social proof, colorful design, A/B testing, evoke emotions, and even FOMO!! Check out the article for the full list - one to save/bookmark!

18 Genius Facebook Ad Hacks for Winning Campaigns
Live Social Media News & Updates with Michael Stelzner!!
Facebook Contest Rules Explained! Can you ask people to share your contest as an entry?! Check out this video for the definitive answer!!

Please pass this video along to help other folks understand the proper interpretation of the Facebook Page Terms. Thank you!

Bottom line ➡ You CAN ask people to share your contest on their business Page as a contest entry. You CANNOT ask people to share...
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Facebook Contest Rules Explained! Please note this FB Live had a bug... I created a screencast video instead: [ Link ]
Have you heard the news? Hootsuite acquired Facebook ads platform AdEspresso! WOWEE, congrats to all -- this is a power combo!! Let's CELEBRATE with a fun contest: just comment on this post for a chance to WIN!

TWO Lucky Winners will be drawn at random to receive a personalized Facebook Page or Facebook Ad Campaign Makeover with Mari + six months membership in Mari’s Inner Circle + a $50...
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The Future of Social Media - by HubSpot CMO, Kipp Bodnar - live from #HUG17 Inbound Marketing Conference
Facebook is developing an app for television set-top boxes.
From the The Wall Street Journal: "Facebook has been known for short-form video clips. But media companies say they are in talks with Facebook to provide it with long-form “TV-like” content upward of 10 minutes in length. That content could include scripted shows and sports and entertainment content created specifically for the...
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Facebook Tunes Into Television’s Market
Facebook will announce the company's Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results on February 1st, 2017 after market close at 2pm PT / 5pm ET. Here's a sneak peek at the latest updates & what to expect!

With ad inventory in the main News Feed expected to “run out” by summer this year, Facebook is working hard on building additional ad revenue sources, including the new dedicated video tab on...
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Have you heard the news?! Facebook is giving more priority to longer videos in News Feed!! Wowee, exciting news! Welcome to FB TV!! Here's the official announcement - [ Link ]
Do you have the new Facebook Page Reminders? Check out this handy new feature (under 'Settings') and set your own specific times and special Holidays to get reminders to publish posts.

If you can, it's best to have content scheduled ahead of time, using Facebook's scheduler or one of the great third party tools out there to ensure your content goes out regularly. However, these additional...
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How to increase your video reach on Facebook! For your weekend viewing pleasure! :) Please enjoy this recent presentation I did at Animoto's Social Video Marketing Summit!
Access the companion slides on SlideShare at: [ Link ]

Learn how to succeed with social video from the experts; watch more sessions at: [ Link ] featuring Sue Bryce Photographer, Vanessa Joy Photography,...
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Phew! Okay, much better.... just had to swap out my 'busy' profile video (photo montage) as it was a tad distracting, eh?! This is simple sparkles created using Lumyer (I rotated the sparkles to be going up instead of down, ha!) A smidge of subtle movement is usually better for a profile/page video vs. a lot of movement.

You can add a profile video on your personal profile, and some Page...
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Yay! I made a few adjustments to the text placement so my cover image shows up properly on mobile devices! Given the fact that approximately 90% of Facebook users access the platform predominantly on mobile, it’s best to design your images & content to allow for that.

Facebook DISPLAYS Page cover images at 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels tall on computers, and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels...
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